chowder house, fabulous eateries here in new york city. ed, it's been such a pleasure to have you all morning with us. now it's time for dessert. what have you got? >> we're making a bread pudding, which really is simple. it's got two components. you have bread, which could be anything you want. could be baguettes, left yoefr bread. could be muffins. anything, combination of. then you have basically a custard, which is eggs, dairy, sugar. we're going to make that together. then you can have something that's inside. in this case, we'll put fresh cranberries and raisins, toss it together, in the oven. you can help me by buttering the mold. >> okay. >> al, you want to cut up some of the bread? >> i always take the butter and mush it around with my hands. this is a brush? >> you can. i thought it would be nice to do it civilized. >> bread pudding used to be the poor man's pudding. >> so are like mashed potatoes. >> and, look, it's done.